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Sports and Seniors!




Happy Sunday Serra High!

The photo above was taken on Friday. We want to recognize Girls Lacrosse. It was an amazing game vs Point Loma and then I went right over to basketball where the boys gave it their all. It was an amazing opportunity to be able to watch them. Please note that since we are at every single game for at least a section of time that we are noticing things that we need to note. As parents and students you represent SHS; with that we need to make sure you understand what that means.

  1. No noise makers or signs are allowed per CIF. Please remind your children.

  2. No pets are allowed on campus

  3. You are not allowed to start yelling and screaming about calls the refs make

  4. You are not allowed to heckle students and parents from opposing teams

  5. Coaches are NOT allowed to demean your children--if you have concerns please email Jonn Pisapia at jpisapia@sandi.net

The rule of thumb is : all things positive. Let the players play, the refs ref, the coaches coach and the spectators be positive!


Thank you for your support!

Dr. Renfree



Need your support:

Survey: Serra High Needs Your Help! in conjunction with Walden University

Serra high heard of a survey Walden University is conducting to do a research study on the impact of COVID-19 on working parents. I do believe that many of us fall into the category of "working parents" and I am hoping you'll take 15 minutes to complete my survey. Please share widely with Serra colleagues and beyond!

Impact of COVID 19 on Working Parents <https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/OnlineLearningWorking> Please check your boosters/Class of's at the bottom as many things are going on that you can participate in that also helps the school!


Vaccines: soon.

Serra recognizes that the CDC has changes the parameters about who can receive the vaccine. SHS recognizes this and has asked for another vaccine date. The date will be coming.



Student Schedules for the Fall:

Students have access to look at their course requests in PowerSchool right now for the Fall! Please have your child go to their student email where there is a form they can fill out to make changes. Do not email counselors---fill out the form please. In addition, with all this lead time for your child's schedule there will be no changes in the Fall. Please also encourage them to check their student email regularly.



Calendar:



Monday: nothing

Tuesday: nothing

Wednesday: Taking Care of Business--Office and Library --please use this resource!

Thursday: SSC--end of the year business

Friday: nothing


Important Dates: Mark Your Calendars!





Athletics

All Serra Athletic Teams are now on Campus! If you would like to participate or find out whats playing and when go to www.goconquistadors.com for more information about signing up, tryouts, practices and games.


SENIORS:


Graduation:

Serra High has secured Petco Park for Graduation. We as a school got the very best day and time slot available. All senior parents received the information in a separate email that was sent out this week, The graduation is June 14th, 2021 at Petco Park at 1130. All families will be allowed 4 tickets--there are only 4. Please also see our Graduation website by clicking here: https://serra.sandiegounified.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=27888950&pageId=33330840


Senior Awards:

June 10th at 6 pm in the stadium. You will have to RSVP and you are allotted 4 tickets. The link went out to all senior families and in senior students emails.


Cap and Gown:

Will be on May 24th and is 1:30 to 3:30. A one pager will come to your and your students email accounts. Please make sure you mark your calendars. Thanks


PROM:

The Senior Class will be holding multiple "Class Of Meetings" to discuss Prom and other events.

Update: Students had a meeting and were given a check sheet of items they needed to clear to have ANY event they could think of. Students were left to think of ideas and if it meets the checklist SHS is more than happy to support them. Thank you fo all who attended.

Please make sure your students are checking their emails and more information will be coming.


Grades:

All senior grades are due June 9th in order to be cleared for graduation. Graduation is a LEGAL ceremony. If you do not meet the requirement you can not participate. No exceptions. PLEASE check your child's grades NOW!!!!! Senioritis is happening.


Need A Summer Job!

Subject: SeaWorld Hiring Events for students - summer job opportunities!

Hi Everyone,

SeaWorld is gearing up for their hiring season for their summer opportunities and has scheduled a series of virtual recruitment events for students interested in a job! The recruitment events will each be about 45 minutes in duration and participants will learn about current part time seasonal job opportunities, SeaWorld’s NEW application & interview process, and how they can receive immediate consideration and schedule an interview following the event. Students do not need prior work experience to be eligible for these positions!

Below you will find important information about the recruitment events, positions, and how your students can attend. Please read carefully…

Hiring Event Agenda (30 minutes):

  • Event overview and introduction of SeaWorld representative by SDCOE staff

  • SeaWorld presentation:

  • Life at the Park, workplace atmosphere, and current job openings in both SeaWorld AND Aquatica Water Park

  • NEW Online application process and instructions

  • NEW Interview process, tips on how to prepare and what to expect

  • Next steps to secure an interview

How to attend a recruitment event:

Virtual presentations are open to any student interested in attending. There is no need to register, just click on the link below for any of the events scheduled. For security reasons, events will be scheduled as Zoom Webinars to conceal student identities. Only SDCOE staff and the SeaWorld representative will be on screen. Students will still be able to ask questions through the Q&A Chat.

  • EVENT DATES AND TIMES:

  • Wed, May 12th, 3 – 4 pm


https://sdcoe.zoom.us/j/87391180199

  • Wed, May 19th, 3 – 4 pm

https://sdcoe.zoom.us/j/87391180199

  • Wed, May 26th, 3 – 4 pm

https://sdcoe.zoom.us/j/87391180199

About the Positions

Employer: SeaWorld and AQUATICA Water Park

Positions available at:*

  • SeaWorld- 500 Sea World Drive, San Diego, 92109

  • AQUATICA Water Park- 2052 Entertainment Circle, Chula Vista, 91911

Type: Part Time, mostly weekends

Requirements: No experience needed. Students ages 16-17 years old strongly encouraged to apply.

*Please note that while these positions are open to anyone, the location of the employers are in the Metro and South County regions.

If you have any questions you can contact Ernesto Rivera (cc’d) by email at ernesto.rivera@sdcoe.net or by phone at (619) 608-6758.

Best,

Alexander Becker

Program Specialist, Work-Based Learning

Innovation Division

San Diego County Office of Education

(858) 298-2126

https://cte.innovatesd.org/

WORK PERMIT

If you are under the age of 18 and you are hired for a job, you are required to obtain a work permit. The link below has all the information you need to obtain a work permit.

https://sandiegounified.org/cms/one.aspx?portalId=27732478&pageId=28619295

Class of 2021: Information will be coming out on a regular basis and usually Dr. Renfree puts it towards to the top her blog. However information can always be found here if not in the main blog section. To join this booster click here:


  • Want to help make this night possible for ALL Serra Seniors? We are so happy to accept parent and community donations to support the Serra Seniors. Donate via PayPal online at www.serra2021boostersclub.com. We are a 501 (3) c non-profit, so your donation may be tax deductible!

The Class of 2021 Boosters has plans for the seniors this year! Please visit

www.classof2021serraboostersclub.com for details and to not miss anything.

We are happy to celebrate the Serra Seniors as we cheer them on into the home stretch!

Questions? Email serra2021boosters@gmail.com.


Class of 2022: To join this booster click here:

https://forms.gle/zSXiMHoBPoNfziUu5


Class of 2023: To join this booster click here: https://forms.gle/ScHWExpLVgjPiv5J6

Calling all Class 2023 Parents! You are cordially invited to:

Calling ALL Class of 2023 Parents!

Are you interested in helping the Class of 2023 Booster Club raise money so the class of 2023 can have some fun events during their senior year? Are you just curious about what we are doing? Do you have some ideas on what we can do? We love ideas and we won't make you be in charge.

Please email: serra2023boosters@gmail.com. with your name and email address to be added to our list.

We zoom on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Our next meetings are :

May 20 @ 6:30pm.

Zoom link to follow separately to all who signed up to be on our list.

Cheers!

Class of 2023:



SPECIAL Earth Day Fundraiser!

Check out this amazing sale! Look for different special offers over the next week to celebrate Earth Day!


Tru Earth will donate 20% of all sales to us, via our link! https://fundraising.tru.earth/serraboosterclass2023

Check out their products and what they are doing!

Every order has FREE Shipping to US and Canada!

Please share with all your earthly friends and post the link on your social media accounts!


Let's do our part to help save our planet and raise money!


Class of 2024: to join click here: https://forms.gle/j2tcARe1FU1jHx9w9

Class of 2024:


Thank you and have a wonderful weekend.


Dr. Erica Renfree

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